Edward Duncan Evett - Pianist / Singer | Nashville, Tennessee
Based In: Nashville, Tennessee
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While my career has primarily focused on being a touring piano/vocalist, I am focusing on 3-6 month contracts and residencies with a preference for 5 Star Hotels. I love to entertain people, whilst delivery confident artistry and daring song choices.
I perform on piano/vocal without backing tracks, responding to crowd requests and the mood of the moment from my 300 song catalog. I have a photographic song memory and am constantly bringing in new material.
I rearrange contemporary pop-hits and place them into a classic piano/vocal style. I can provide instrumental piano by request as wel ... l.
Everything from Bob Dylan to Drake, and everything in between. A brief selection would be:
Don't Think Twice it's Alright- Bob Dylan
Just Hold on We're Going Home- Drake
Only You- The Platters
Summertime Sadness- Lana Del Rey
Rocket Man- Elton John
Fisherman's Blues- The Waterboys
Jealous Guy- John Lennon
Hey Jude- The Beatles
Golden Slumbers- The Beatles
My Funny Valentine- Arr. Ned Evett
Karma Police- Radiohead
Love Me Two Times- The Doors
Wind Cries Mary- Jimi Hendrix
Just The Way You Are- Billy Joel
Dimming of the Day- Richard Thompson
Wichita Lineman- Jimmy Webb
Heard I ... t Through The Grapevine- Marvin Gaye
Bizarre Love Triangle- New Order
Boulder To Birmingham- Emmylou Harris
We Are the Champions- Queen
Song For You- Leon Russell
Edward Duncan Evett was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He began his career as a noted guitarist, winning the 2003 North American Rock Guitar Competition.
He switched to keyboards on his third solo album in 2004, and appeared on PBS Television’s nationally televised “Driven To Play” documentary.
An experienced international musician, he has performed in over fifty countries opening for legendary musicians such as Leon Russell, Smashing Pumpkins, Kansas, and Thomas Dolby.
His 2018 charity single “If You Shine a Light On Me” helped raise money on World Autism Awareness Day.
... A consummate entertainer, his varied song-selection and powerful voice make for an unforgettable listening experience night after night.
“I love getting to know a new international city, learning the customs and culture, and speaking to new people through the universal language of music.”
“Vastly Entertaining”- USA TODAY
“Vital and inventive, endlessly compelling”- NO DEPRESSION MAGAZINE
I am a seasoned international performer, having performed in over fifty countries. I have worked with some of the biggest entertainment promoters in the world, including Clear Channel, Aiken Promotions, House of Blues Entertainment, and Knitting Factory Entertainment.
I have toured as support for: Leon Russell, Thomas Dolby, Curtis Stigers, Joe Satriani, George Thorogood, Smashing Pumpkins, Robert Cray, Jerry Douglas, Eric Johnson, Joe Bonamassa, and Kansas.
Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Dinner Party Private Party Product Launch / Promotion
I have performed many charity events in my career, and have a long standing policy of courtesy and adaptability when working anywhere. I am always a guest first, artist second when traveling abroad. I have impeccable documentation and have always closely observed visa requirements.
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